Watercolor and gouache on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Sheet: 10 3/4 × 8 5/8 inches (27.3 × 21.9 cm)
Inscribed in pen and blue ink, upper center: "The Particoloured Lagopus of Gesner."; in pen and brown ink, lower center: "The White Partridge | in its Summer Feathers"; inscribed on back in pen and brown ink, lower center: "The Particoloured Lagopus of Gesner | this bird is supposed to be white in winter | and the same with the bird - call the white | Partridge - Geo Edwards"; in pen and black ink, lower center: "Snow Partridge"; in graphite, lower right: "2919"
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection